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31 August 2012

The Daily Mail features Sue Austin & the Underwater Wheelchair

A woman is flying underwater in her wheelchair. The sea is a bright blue & she is looking to her left at a large outcrop of yellow coral covered by orange fish. She is wearing a floral summer dress and white sunglasses.
The Media are becoming really inspired about the prospect of the performance of the Underwater Wheelchair as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad! The Daily Mail are the latest to feature the...

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31 August 2012

Freewheeling goes global!

We've had a fantastic response from press all over the world about 'Creating the Spectacle!' and the pool performances. Our final performance tonight at Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland...

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27 August 2012

BBC Technology previews the Underwater Wheelchair ahead of the Paralympics

BBC Technology reporter Zoe Kleinman writes about the Underwater Wheelchair & its development ahead of its first performances to a poolside and underwater audience at Osprey Leisure Centre,...

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17 August 2012

'Creating the Spectacle!' featured by Channel 4 news

Man in suit crouching down to look at construction of underwater wheelchair
Channel 4 news cultural editor Matthew Cain has just posted a blog about 'Creating the Spectacle!' after a recent visit to see Sue in action at a pool rehearsal. He described what he saw as...

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7 August 2012

Exclusive opportunity to see the underwater wheelchair live! Tickets now on sale....

A ground-breaking series of works by artist Sue Austin in her self-propelled underwater wheelchair as part of her Unlimited commission. The swimming pool is transformed into a sub-aquatic arena as...

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